Articles tagged under: Britain

Reliance Brands Limited Marks Its International Foray With Acquisition Of British Toy Retailer Hamleys

May 09, 2019
Reliance Brands Limited Marks Its International Foray With Acquisition Of British Toy Retailer Hamleys

Mumbai/London: Reliance Brands Ltd, a subsidiary of Reliance Industries, and C Banner International Holdings, a Hong Kong-listed company, today signed a definitive agreement for Reliance Brands to acquire 100% shares of Hamleys Global Holdings Ltd, the owner of the Hamleys brand, from C Banner International. Founded in 1760, Hamleys has over 250 years of celebrated history of being the oldest and largest toy shop in the world and bringing smiles to children all over the world by bringing toy...Read More

Nirav Modi arrested in London, court rejects his bail plea

March 20, 2019
Nirav Modi arrested in London, court rejects his bail plea

London: Westminster Magistrates Court here on Wednesday rejected the bail plea of fugitive Indian diamantaire Nirav Modi, who was arrested by London police. The next hearing will take place on March 29, the court said. The diamond merchant was arrested from the Holborn area of central London on Tuesday.The court had issued the arrest warrants on Monday. Modi, 48, is wanted by the Directorate of Enforcement (ED) in India in connection with a loan fraud of approximately Rs 13,000 crores f...Read More

A group of 30 professors from Gujarat visit PM Modi after attending training programme in U.K.

December 09, 2018
A group of 30 professors from Gujarat visit PM Modi after attending training programme in U.K.

New Delhi: A group of 30 professors from various universities across Gujarat led by State Principal Secretary Anju Sharma visited Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Delhi after completing 10-day training on 'global practices in education sector'. The training programme was held with purpose to benefit Gujarat from world's best education methods. The training programme was held jointly with U.K. government. It has four phases. 5000 professors of 11 private and government university in Gujarat are...Read More

3 Krishna idols stolen from Swaminarayan Temple in London

November 12, 2018
3 Krishna idols stolen from Swaminarayan Temple in London

London: Three precious Krishna idols (Hari Krishna brass murtis) dating back to the 1975 were among the items stolen in a burglary at a Willesden Temple of Swaminarayan sect in north London borough of Brent in the early hours of Friday, just hours after Diwali festivities at the temple according to the temple authorities. Scotland Yard officers were called. A case of burglary has been registered. Cash and other items are believed to have been stolen,” the Metropolitan Police statement said...Read More

British High Commission to host “Young Thinkers’ Conference” in Ahmedabad

September 06, 2018
British High Commission to host “Young Thinkers’ Conference” in Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad: The British High Commission will for the first time hold its flagship foreign and security policy conference in Ahmedabad. The conference is titled as Young Thinkers’ Conference (YTC). The conference will structure around three riveting panel discussions, covering thematic topics like ‘Making Smart & Sustainable Cities & Future of Clean-Tech in Cities’, ‘Creating a Gender Equal Society’, and ‘Youth Voices in Politics’. Already well-established in Delhi, where it ...Read More

British firm Jaivel Aerospace Ltd opens Engineering & Developing Centre in Gujarat; manufacturing unit at Sanand to come up by 2019

July 26, 2018
British firm Jaivel Aerospace Ltd opens Engineering & Developing Centre in Gujarat; manufacturing unit at Sanand to come up by 2019

Ahmedabad: Geoff Wain, British deputy high commissioner in Gujarat today launched Aerospace Engineering & Development Centre of UK based aerospace component manufacturing technology company Jaivel Aerospace Limited(JAL) in presence of JAL CEO and Founder Vipul Vachhani here. The newly opened Aerospace Engineering & Development Centre located in modern facilities on S. G. Road of Ahmedabad, will house more than 40 highly skilled engineers and project management professionals. The team Ahme...Read More

PM Narendra Modi’s live interaction with participants from across the globe

April 18, 2018

London: Live video of PM Narendra Modi's live interaction with participants from across the globe.Read More

British multinational QX attains record 1000th employees in Gujarat

April 18, 2018
British multinational QX attains record 1000th employees in Gujarat

Ahmedabad: A British multinational accounting services, QX Global Services has achieved a landmark of 1000 employee in Gujarat. The company has next goal of achieving QX 3.0 or 3,000 employees mark in next three years. The company has one office in Vadodara with 500 employees and 3 in Ahmedabad. The company is biggest Accounting & Recruitment KPO company in Gujarat and has presence in US and UK, providing services to both private and public-sector companies. QX Chairman Chris Robinson w...Read More

PM’s statement prior to his departure to Sweden and UK

April 15, 2018
PM’s statement prior to his departure to Sweden and UK

New Delhi: Following is the text of Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi’s departure statement prior to his visit to Sweden and the United Kingdom. "I will be visiting Sweden and the United Kingdom for bilateral meetings and for the India-Nordic Summit and the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting during 17-20 April 2018. On 17th April, I will be in Stockholm on the invitation of Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven. This is my first visit to Sweden. India and Sweden share warm and frie...Read More

Gujarat based Param Shah appointed as new FICCI UK Director

September 29, 2017
Gujarat based Param Shah appointed as new FICCI UK Director

Ahmedabad: Dr. Param Shah has been appointed as the new Director, United Kingdom (UK), of the apex industry body, Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI). Mr. Biju Namboothiri will be the new In-charge of FICCI Gujarat State Council. Speaking on his appointment, Mr. Rajiv Vastupal, Chairman, FICCI-Gujarat State Council, said, “Dr Param Shah will succeed Mr. Pratik Dattani whose tenure with FICCI ended recently. We are hopeful that Dr Param Shah, with his experience an...Read More